Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 40

  • Yellow Springs big on fair-ness

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    Thousands enjoyed a reprise of summer at this past weekend’s fall Street Fair in Yellow Springs. YS News graphic designer Suzanne Ehalt captured much of the weekend fun on camera.

  • Planners pursue a parks plan

    Many discussions over the past several years have led Village Council to designate a revision of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan as a 2011 goal.

  • Students cultivate strong voices

    YSHS student facilitators Ben Green and Lucy Callahan, background, moderated a discussion for McKinney Middle School students on problem-solving school issues. The facilitators are part of an effort to train student leaders who can advocate for themselves and others to solve issues that youth find important. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School students have been learning how to give voice to those who want it and to help students and adults share their views with each other.

  • Schools want feedback on completed Class of 2020 strategic plan

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    After a year of brainstorming, researching and discussing the wide world of education, the Yellow Springs school district presents its first draft of the Class of 2020 10-year strategic plan.

  • ODH fines Friends Care for assault

    Friends Care Community was investigated by the Ohio Department of Health, the center’s licensing body, whose regulators recommended the care center be fined $56,000 due to “conditions of jeopardy” that existed at the center.

  • Students lead students to solve issues their way

    High school students led McKinney middle school students in problem-solving discussions at the school Tuesday.

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students engaged in an all-day workshop Tuesday on how to resolve some of the issues they find problematic at their school.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust to auction coveted surprises

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    Use this weekend’s Tecumseh Land Trust auction to learn some Zumba, eat a gourmet meal, or get some weeding done.

  • Ohio farm group to host fracking webinar

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    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will host an educational webinar on the controversial subject of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. The internet broadcast, entitled “Fracking and Farmland: What Farmers and Landowers Need to Know About the Risks to Air, Water and Land,” will provide […]

  • Basora sets sights high for schools

    Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Mario Basora is intent on making visible changes to the local district, already ranked by the state as excellent with distinction.

  • YSI, ITT merger is complete

    ITT Corporation completed its acquisition of YSI Incorporated last week for a sum of $310 million, according to ITT spokesperson Laura Brockway.

  • Historian H.W. Brands to speak at annual Leventhal lecture

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    Historian, teacher and author H.W. Brands will speak about comparative American politics as part of The Wittenberg Series this Thursday, Sept. 22. The lecture is sponsored by the Leventhal family.

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